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. >> we arare back with our roundtable. this week, doug fruling execututive editor of "the washington business journal," and per morici frfrom the university o of maryryland s school of busineness. peter is already laughing at me. >> i am laugng at the debate we had. onone wa as boringng as an accountant. joe bididen proved to us why he cannot be president of the united states. the ceo has to be able to listen. he did not let that poor guy get fiveve wor out of his mouth without interrupting. >> he w was very lively doug fruehling. he did interrupt far t often been bent onon the other hand, the previous debat eveveryone complained was n interrupted enough. i liked the foformat of both. i cannnnot tell you how many times i go out and talk to voters and i hear them say i wish they would talk more specifics about the issues. wewe the media do not alwayays cover it. i like the debate because they have more time to really go onn at length. that was bororing the fit time around. i want to gett doug's response. >> it was the vicpresidential debate and it should have been feisty and they shou
doug-point lead -- two-point lead in some of being more competitive states. is that 48% with at 47%.ney right behind there is some controversy by the son ofmade former governor of wisconsin. "it isernor jason said send president barack obama back to chicago or to kenya." he has apologized. thank you, rebecca. able to watch the debate tomorrow. coverage begins at 9:00. while you're watching, let us what you think about what the president and governor romney are saying. >> after the debate of course, to battleground virginia. but the president and his stops in the make old dominion. first, paul ryan will make a fredericksburg. then mitt romney will post- debate rally in leesburg. president obama will visit the area on friday, but the exact is not reveal. if you have not registered to vote, you are out of luck. in maryland, you have to register tomorrow. ofa trial over alleged abuse powers. shows prince george's county officers john mckenna. after marylande duke in a basketball came. game.aking -- basketball breaking news about the in montana. that were missing for days and montana's glaci
here to stay? doug hill is here with the forecast. >> it is going to warm up. back to you, alison. no. temperatures are way below normal for this time in october. 36 in frederick, martinsburg 36. 53 right now reagan national. 52 degrees in fredericksburg. the thing is the average high temperature was 71. we spent the day 15 degrees or 20 degrees below average. we also have a little weather disturbance spreading west of interstate 81, bringing rain into the metro area. we will keep an eye on this because it very well may be much of the steady rain will state tv west and east -- will stay west and east of the city. temperatures will be falling tonight into the mid-40's. >> thanks for elaborating. you can go to our website to track the temperatures and rain or follow our weather team on twitter. doug will be back to show you where it's known today. >> all right. thank you. -- doug will be back to show you where it snowed today. >> all right. thank you. a boy was attacked by two pit bulls in germantown. what is the story? >> two strange but bulls showed up sometime last week. we are aware
and are they gone for good? so let's get to our mt. who is tracking everything you need to see. doug, what's the word? >> at one point tornado warnings issued north and east of baltimore city. but everything is disapating. we will be in fine shape not only for tonight but for many days in a row. over in clarksville and burton'sville, very heavy rainfall amounts. things are quieting down. when you get up in the morning there will be a whole different weather pattern. 43 to 53, a chilly start. the seven-day outlook that's coming up too in just a minute. >> we'll get back to you in a bit. but first -- >> a student was severely beaten following a maryland victory over duke. but tonight one of the officers is acquitted while the other is convicted on just one charge. richard reeve is outside the prince george's county courthouse. tell us about it >> and alison, long and difficult deliberations for a while. it didn't appear there would be a verdict at all. but one officer found guilty, the other not guilty. >> a relieved and happy john mckena left the prin
arctic meteorologist doug hill has a look at the temperatures and -- our chief meteorologist does kill us all look the temperatures and how things will go tonight. >> everybody north and west of washington is as low as 32. 30 -- 40's elsewhere. at the moment, 41 in winchester. a little milder to the south in the low to mid-50's. all these temperatures are lower than average. 55 is the best we could do it reagan national. 51 at dulles. we have an upper layer disturbance coming through. we will keep an eye on that. we will look ahead to warmer days in our forecast coming up in just a bit. >> thank you some much, doug. remember, you can track the temperatures in your town online at wjla.com and the stormwatch 7 app on your smartphone. and in the race for president mitt romney is crisscrossing the old dominion. >> that's right. this is his second stop in a virginia at newport news. this comes out -- as polls show the race between romney and president obama are in a dead heat. >> a poll taken after last week's debate shows running getting a bounce in the polls. that same gallup poll s
as we hurricane sandy. jennifer donelan has a look at the preparations here. >> first, doug hill joins us on the stormst position. >> that is all we are talking it is such an weathe5ronfluence of that could create historic conditions. the latest satellite image, the circulation southeast of category 2 105 mop or wind, -- 10 5 mile per the east, moving to northeast. exactly where. the storm track is between new jersey.that this may get weaker, but even when it makes landfall, it will more into the extra tropical, mega storm we have been talking about. sunday night through tuesday, we are expecting threats of excessive , high and damaging wind, associated power outages, and flooding on the coast. >> thankou, doug. we continue team coverage with many preparations underway washington area. jennifer donelan is live in northeast washington. she >> has how we are battening down in the metro area. >> this will be the problem away the coast. look at all of these leaves. the leaves are coming down. the possibility is very real e clawedcould have som storm drains. mean even more flooding. i
that is continuing. 6-10 inches of rain and another 3-4 tonight. my colleague doug has been here throughout the day and throughout the morning. >> look at some of these numbers, first up a list more rain to come, 7.5 tomorrow, all because of the proximity to sandy. the storm now northeast of baltimore by several miles. more strong winds and rain. we are at the height of the storm right now, robert. >> as we dug for the main it -- the remainder of the night there is that moderate rain. even tomorrow morning, we have circulation and strong, southerly winds coming in. unfortunately the flood risk for you folks in annapolis will be tomorrow. as we get into late tomorrow wednesday, and thursday, some of the flooding rains continue to come down and there could be serious flooding along the potomac even then to washington by thursday. lighter rain tomorrow but still some lingering showers. sunshine coming back as we head later into the week and into the weekend. >> the light at the end of the tunnel. still to come, an update on some breaking news damage and prince george's county. >> what has happened at
are starting to pop out. doug hill is here with the details. we are all over the place. >> just some heavy rain showers. the upper air disturbances. then the showers popped up and the clearing trend will resume later. take a buck off to the west, very interesting looking sky. you can see some of those heavier popped showers developing. through bethesda and the river farther south, some very heavy downpours. everything moving to the northeast. east of that area, it is clearing out. a disturbance tomorrow could give us some cloudiness but even though it will be clear this evening, will -- warmer temperatures are going to win over the next five days. all of that will dissipate. we will have a few clouds by morning. i think you will like the seven day forecast. we will have you that -- have that for you in a minute. >> see you then. new developments tonight in the firebombing. the suspect appeared in federal court today, leon traille s judge but said nothing after throwing a molotov cocktail into the food court yesterday. greta kreuz is in the courtroom with the latest. >> first of all, everything
job. >> isn't that nice weather? >> it feels good outside. >> let's get right to doug hill and the weather center and. >> hey leon, alison. we see clouds and a cold front. there is the futurescan. there is one final line of showers we are keeping an eye on. one is moving through colombia and just east of montgomery county. we have these two areas moving off. over the next couple of hours all of this will move through. these guys will clear. it is verynow. 70 degrees in the nation's capital. once we see the showers clear out, 66 degrees, temperatures will drop closer to 60 degrees and we expect temperatures closer to 55 degrees tomorrow morning. we will have the seven-day forecast coming up. >> thank you. two police officers are accused of beating a university of maryland students. that beating was caught on tape. today the student at the center of the case took the stand. we are live from the courthouse with the latest. >> john mckenna did speak today really his first comments on the matter. he said he just wanted to go out and celebrate with friends. he said he was drinkin
. >> you are watching abc 7 news peterson,rdon doug hill.yan, >> facebook has it's a monster milestone. mark zuckerberg made the announcement today but of ofting his facebook status the information. one in seven people in the world is now on facebook. the district of columbia is wrap up itsy to presence at the s head into the postseason. spend $76,000ll security and traffic control. up toame could bring in froma million dollars hotels and restaurants taxes. for thegood news economy. more americans are paying their credit cards on time. credit card delinquencies have 11-year low. -- a report found that less than 3% of bank card were overdue by 30 days or more. are saving more money l they paying last fal their debt. >> it is that time of year when starting to come states. united this is north dakota. snow is not unusual there at time of year. as much as 10 inches of snow north dakotaastern today. >> that is called a recess. >> that is called summer. >> a lot of lees were still out there. some spots had 10 -- leaves still out there. spots had 10 inches of snow. >> that is not on the way
. clouds are still hanging around this hour. is any more rain headed out this weekend? doug hill joins us with a look evening forecast. >> most of the rain is out of now.rea right most of the shower activity is area.ast of the some drizzle and fog is the story. over 3.5 inches at culpeper and almost 2.5 gaithersburg. most of the rain will stay south , but theof the city fog is the story. declining visibility and very tonight and early tomorrow. all kinds of stuff is coming up for you in a few minutes. a story from nw washington tonight. americane students at were assaulted near campus. l the attacks happened in the evening orn the late early morning. the women were walking in the n massachusetts avenue when someone walked up behind them and wrote them. -- groped them. texting years after the beltway sniper attacks, we are remembering that event. gripped the area four weeks as john allen muhammad and lee killed 10 people and injured 13. >> going in picking up your , it was from school scary. >> parking in the parking lot see ifking around to .anse are any white man >> muhammad was executed
is on the way. doug will tell us when we need the umbrella. >> live a national park, they have already made it into the playoffs, but can they win the division? >> apple has found a problem with the iphone 5 that could cost you money. a glitch has been found in the verizon version that makes users think they are using a wife i hotspot when they are actually using a a -- wifi hotspot when they're actually being charged for data. you can change this in the settings. >> mark zuckerberg, wearing a suit and tie, met with the russian prime minister to discuss recruiting programmers in russia. >> nice to see you. >> good to see you. the clouds had rolled in. we will have a little light rain, but i do not think it will interfere with the game. we're going to start our coverage with a time lapse from this morning through this afternoon. this is in virginia, just spectacular this morning, high clouds and the sun coming up in the east. clouds continue to roll in through the day with a few light sprinkles. that is what we have in the area right now. no heavy rain though, just a few light showers at tim
meteorologist doug hill. >> its northeast of pittsburgh. currently, the quick check of the area.es in low 40's. typical temperatures for january. here is the rate on the live r doppler seven radar. a little bit of snow continuing the mountains and a blizzard effect, but for us it is mostly light rain. will this be causing flooding issues? bob ryan has more. >> there are a lot of the flood warnings and watches that are up. to moderate flooding tomorrow with the high tide in annapolis. potomac, that is the e where so much rain came. fortunately a lot of it was ground. by the s around little falls. be a moderate flood crest, one or two feet above the stage, for the potomac. in alexandria, you have the urge-- tidal surge tide. high for triggered treating, it will but chilly. -put faugh- for trick or treating, it will be in the 40's. >> residents of new jersey are working to recover. a huge swell of water hit after e broke. had been evacuated. in national guard brought in people to a staging area. towns were under four-5 feet of water in 30 minutes. the massive damage in queens, york, after more th
. the weather is nice and cool outside. it's really fall. >> it's a great day out there doug. >> here is one of the hd weatherbug cameras out in march -- out in arlington. the latest color map shows wingood color developing for the fall foliage. 67 in washington, 64 in hagerstown. partially cloudy in the 50's. 64 at midday. partially sunny and breezy. clouds will be increasing, wind increasing out of the south and noticed the timing tremendous with showers between 6:00-8:00. all of this should be out of the picture by sunrise friday then back to sunshine breezy, mild temperatures with friday afternoon sunshine. sunny and mild early next week. check out lots of stuff always updated on wjla.com, the on-line home of abc 7 mother and a blog about the days getting shorter another sign of a winter on the way. >> it's far enough away. >> thank you, doug. >> a big week coming up for the redskins. >> they were back on the field today to rehearse for the new york giants. they are talented. second in offense, third in scoring. these scans have kryptonite, -- skins have kryptonite rg3. >> he won the hei
from espn news. >>> doug kezirian here with your "sportscenter" update. we start with game six. giants trying to avoid elimination against the cardinals. first inning, ryan vogelsong getting john jay swinging. and carlos beltran on three pitches. and looking, striking out the side. second inning, daniel descalso, up in six, out in the first two innings. curt tace of the strikeout. bottom of the second, ryan vogelsong helping out his own cause. giants go on top 2-0, chris carpenter trying to get out of a jam, two outs but marco scutaro has other ideas. a nine-game postseason hit streak. san francisco extends its lead to 4-0. next batter, the kung fu panda, carlos sandoval. the giants avoid elimination for the fifth straight time. forcing a game seven tonight. >>> speaking of the playoffs, wnba finals. timyka catchings, looking to close things outs. catchings. fever by five. third quarter, catchings to the rack, all scores to 25 points. five minutes left. drains the three. an eight-point lead. fever with their first ever wnba title. once again, i'm doug kezirian, enjoy the rest of your d
opportunity for detroit. that's scary opportunity there for detroit pitcher doug fister. taking a line drive from gregor blanco. he would stay in. later in the inning, that's fister getting bumgarner to fly out. bumgarner did his work on the bump. omar infante, also no. bumgarner, seven innings, two hits, eight ks. 4-6-3 double-play. 2-0. giants get the win. >>> nfl football on a thursday night. adrian peterson and the vikings undefeated at home taking on the buccaneers. christian ponder to percy harvin. beautiful fade route. great catch. bucs down 13-7. josh freeman, mike williams. that's a better catch because the degree of difficulty was a steep one. look at williams. one foot and a little toe-tap. 20-7. fourth touchdown catch of the season. third quarter is freeman. short pass to doug martin. freeman had three touchdowns. combined one yard ahead of scrimmage because that was a screen pass that martin converted. 214 total yards. buccaneers get the win. >>> that's it for this "sportscenter" update. i'm randy scott. have a great day. >> thanks, randy. >>> i could hear a song by the police i
turn to doug hill for the latest. what's the latest here is what is left of sandy is about 90 miles east, northeast of pittsburgh and moving off to the and it will be out of the picture totally over the next couple of days. for the moment, chilly and them. the future past gives us a good indication of the motion and the resultant flow of air that will continue to move along the trailing edge of the system as it moves out and it will provide a slow improvement with sunshine breaking through and more over the next few days. i would say it was a late december afternoon with the chilean misting rain out there. >> nothing like that damage, but now we have some cold air so our friends without power have to deal with that. here are the lingering showers right around us. there is one of the bands of what had been sandy moving to bangor maine. the snow continues right into parts of west virginia. overnights and i'd come it will be a cold one. this is really more like early january. the temperature, 43 degrees. as you mentioned, we will be drawing talent, but it will be chilly and you will ha
important issues too, doug savant played openly gay matt before ellen degeneres came out on her show. >> i'm proud that i'm part of the history of gay characters in network television. it certainly, if you look at it now, it's very antiquated, we have come a long way and thank god for that. >> reporter: after all of the years, fans still yell out their characters' naps. >> the kids don't know us but their parents do. >> i have a lot of kids named sydney. parents say i named my kid sydney. or my dog railroad guarantees perhaps a continued life for one of tv's most delicious guilty pleasures. for "nightline" i'm amy robach in new york. >> and "entertainment weekly's" reunion issue is on newsstands now. >>> we hope you che i
heat on, doug hill is here to tell you whether you leave it for the rest of the week. >> the cardinals turned the heat up on the national spirit a full house and a beautiful day, but the defending world champions are closer to the national league championship. we'll take you to the ballpark to hear from ups let me tell you how i will create 12 million jobs when president obama couldn't. first my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china d improvingng job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >> 7 is on your side tonight with a granola bar recall. the organic theater chip granola bars are being recalled because of possible some a lot contamination in that in a better. the granola bars have a sell date of november 1, 2012. there have not been reports of illness from these bars. >> the economy is not keeping peopl
and on mine. doug hill will be in tonight at 5:00 p.m. with the latest. >> turning out to a developing story in silver spring. a man allegedly assaulted a teenage girl as she was walking to the bus stop. jummy olabanji spoke to the victim in an interview you will only see on 7. >> i was shocked. i couldn't believe it was happening to me. and i couldn't move. i was scared. i was crying. >> this 16-year-old girl whose identity is concealed says the unthinkable happened around 6:45 she walked to her bus stop at the intersection of east randolph road and applebees street. >> this man came behind me and started touching my chest and my private area. and he ran away after i screamed. and my mother came outside. the suspect was gone by the time high-school student says she and her mother could call police. when officers arrived they immediately started looking for the suspect. county detectives searched throughout the neighborhood, some with k-9 dogs. >> that is out of the ordinary. >> the victim tells us she did not did a good look at her attacker and he never said a word to her. until the suspect
the gravesite of president kennedy. >> plus, doug hill will tell us what we can expect to rest of weekend and tomorrow. >> the yankees trying to stay alive against the tigers and the american league championship series. most of the talk is about the giants'-redskins on sunday. scott pelley: "you made on yourt paid 14% in federal taxes, is that fair to the guy higher rate than you did? romney: "yeah, encourage economic growth." us. is that the way to grow america? this messa. >> a member of the virginia guard no longer faces a of committing a terror attack, instead paying a $15 fine. was arrested august 20 near a of westford the schools training rifle. he pled no contest to public intoxication and willful of the school. in exchange, the felony terror dropped.s >> a special tribute today to kennedy. john f. a contingent of green berets wreath on his cemetery. his grave at arlington national cemetery. afterwards, a special forces capability demonstration was myer.t fort >> good day for that, beautiful day. >> the clouds are moving quickly, a little bit of rain, coming into the viewing area r
are on storm watch tonight. beautiful evening tonight. for some rain coming in less than 24 hours. doug hill joins us now. >> all quiet right now. across the region. this time tomorrow, we can see a of showers. check numbers around the area. hill. oxon winds will increase tomorrow, well ahead of this cold front is kicking up problems from , mississippi, parts of kentucky.ssee, all severe thunderstorms. dozens of tornadoes warnings. it will be breezy and warm. we have a slight chance of severe weather in the area fromd pennsylvania through south carolina. will be tomorrow evening and tomorrow night. send you to bed with cloudy skies. conditions. a nice day during the day. it all could change. that is why we are on storm watch. >> thank you. still to come, d.c. mayor gray says, show me the money. to your money.d trump, a new controversy. >> a man instead after headache by amtrak train. investigators are not sure why s on the tracks. engineers say he was walking the tracks and did not up be -- look up before the train hit him. >> police at the university of are searching for a o stole a student
with preparations, but with chief art meteorologist doug hill. >> a quiet evening outside of furniture weather center. get used to the clouds the next days. monday, tuesday, that would be the time frame for the most dramatic effects from sandy. is weakening now, but all the hurricaneom it willuggests again to hurricane status after it diminishes a bit.e at monday,ng tuesday, making landfall some -- somewhere along the mid-atlantic coast line at afternoon. top went right out of 75. the expectation still on is a good day to finish storm preparations. sunday, shower in the morning, a better chance at night. developing through the day is whennd tuesday, that rainll have the heaviest wind, gustyt showers leftover into tuesday wednesday. the leaves, if you live by the the bay, astronomical tides. be an issue.d downed trees, power outages. the all of these things to start about.g jennifer donelan has been in how residentsee for thearing of a big blow from the storm. what is up? different tone, day closer to the weekend. metro station at federal triangle. overnight, metro crews pl
with warmer temperatures next week. doug will be back with a look at the weekend for you. abc world news is coming up. >> have a good night. president obama: i'm barack obama and i approve... thissa message. anncr: victims. dependent. that's what mitt romney called forty-seven percent... of americans. including pele on medicacare. but what about his plan for you? romney would replace guaranteed benefits with a voucher system seniors could pay six thousand dollars more a year. a plan aarp says would undermine medicare. you're no victim...you earned your benefits. don't let mitt romney take them away. would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother's life. this issue's important to me, but i'm more concerned about the debt our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. marywe invest in th
falling in some areas. doug is back with the weather. >> lebron james turns up the heat, and the redskins find themselves at the crossroads of the season. we will look at which way they will go. [ earnest ] out of the blue one day we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage not knowing what it was for. just days later all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked b both ways i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage it was like building my own coffin and it just made me sick. [ male announcerer ] prrities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> you like snow? go west and south. it is still snowing in higher elevations of most places. some areas saw more than two feet of snow. the most
are on storm watch right now. many of you may have heard some thunder out there. let's get right to it. doug hill is standing by. >> it has been kind of right now, in arlington, 63 degrees. a lot of lightning flashes. they have been out there all evening, but slowly moving eastward. th are in frederick county. severe thunderstorm warnings until 11:34 frederick county. that threat is diminishing right now out in washington county. there will be more chances the next few hours for showers and storms. we expect most of them to be garden variety. the rainfall totals are impressive. the good news is, it will taper off overnight. >> we have several developments in the big story we mentioned at the top. the prince george's county police department is in morning to night after losing one of their own. police are talking about the crash and officer kevin bowden. >> we were over the scene where it happened in clinton. we were first on the scene of this crash. >> the accident reconstruction team has wrapped up its work at this intersection. investigators spent hours going over the same piece by piece.
the money now. >> let's get back to doug hill for a quick check of parking sandy. >> the updated information from the hurricane center has said the as a minimal hurricane, a 75 m.p.h. wind, and the track takes it to the north, getting weaker, intensifying back into a hurricane, turning left into the coast. this is a center line of the cone of possibilities. the center of the circulation of this future hybrid storm will be somewhere between the hamptons in the long island all the way to duck, north carolina. this is the centerline of the cone, just north of ocean city and rehoboth, moving slowly. rain, wind, power outages, and floods all possibilities if this develops according to the computer models. tomorrow is a good preparation day. the bulk of the storm develops later monday, through the day tuesday, with heavy wind and rain. >> we will continue to follow sandy's track at how people are preparing for this unusual october storm. at 6:00, from annapolis to alexandria and d.c., more of the preparations and concerns. >> 200 snowplows hit the streets in prince toward discounting. no, this is
revoked all of his powers as a police officer right now. >> as promised bob and doug, some 80's outside. >> from the belfort furre weather center, it is still 80 degrees right now in the city and it will stay monday through the evening hours, as well -- it will stay muggy. it will be muggy for a day or so much cooler by the weekend. 81 in frederick, 85 in fredericksburg. temperatures dropping into the 70's. we will have more, coming up in just a few minutes aliso >> tonight the first presidential debate 2012 starts in just a few hours, and we are joined from the site of the debate in denver. hi. >> tonight's debate focuses on domestic issues, including the economy. 90 minutes. it is a high-stakes showdown. tonight, president obama and mitt romney finally stepped in to the same -- step into the same ring, the president preparing for tough questions about the struggling economy and why he deserves a second term. analysts say the focus -- >> i think the president is all about his mannerisms and style at this point. he cannot come across as irritable or impatient. >> the mitt romney's camp
at 5 with leon harris, alison starling doug hill. >> police are finally putting a face with a man believed to be behind 5 attacks in springfield. police released this composite sketch of the suspect today. residents are protecting themselves. >> people in this neighborhood are looking over their shoulders. police arrived here passing out this poster. they want everyone in this neighborhood to take a very close look at this sketch of their suspect. women walking along this road in springfield for making sure they walk in groups. >> we are going walking. today, i was afraid of going today. >> this is a composite sketch released today of the man that has this neighborhood on edge. police say the five women from 15-40-years old have been victims. >> i had my purse and my hand, she says. he could have easily taken it, but instead, he described to me. -- he just grabbed me. today, we shall the schedule of the suspect to people who live in a neighborhood. -- we showed the sketch of the suspect to people who live in the neighborhood. they were happy to see this sketch but they want him ca
. >> get ready for the return of some hot weather. the changing forecast with doug. >> the rain has been the story. no rain right now, just dampen cloudy and 67 degrees. some heavy showers and downpours ,ontinue well to the self of us potomac river -- well to the south of us. of damp outust kin there were no major precipitation. from here on out through the various amounts of rain and drizzle. midnight, over 3 inches of germantown, 2.14 inches chantilly. reagan national has less than of 1 inch of rain. , theyt lexington park got underneath the warm degrees in st. mary's county. dense fog could affect early morning drivers. heat,l talk about the coming up. >> it has been 10 years since shootings in the metro area. greta, that brings back a lot of memories. >> absolutely. here in the parking garage of in falls church where linda franklin was shot death the evening of october 14. she was here shopping with her husband. that is why this is so terrifying, because this was random. a mother vacuuming out her car, gasn pumping gas at a station. all were killed several others wounded. weeks, the
. in delaware today we watched doug hudson and his crew working to get the power back on. >> trees and wires don't go together. >> for the most part absolutely correct. they don't go together at all. >> reporter: falling trees really one of the biggest killers in storms and could be the biggest killer in sandy. take a look at these. these are the roots of a tree here. we are now in alexandria, virginia. the problem is all the rain and all the wind. if you get several inches of rain, it softens the soil and then the wind just pushes these trees down. look how tree this root bulb waste and how deep it was but couldn't hold it. they're still concerned. central park was closed down. the mayor didn't want anybody in there in case trees fell there, as well. >> that is a big tree. thank you, david kerley and a couple of other pictures from the treacherous scrapbook sandy left behind, take a look. this is a street in long beach island, new jersey before and then after sandy and here watery grave for what is a symbol of new york city, the taxicab. >>> and "20/20" anchor chris cuomo has been tracking the
for question seven. >> you are watching abc 7 news at 5:00 with leon harris, alison starling, doug hill weather and tim brant sports. this is abc 7 news at 5:00, on your side. >> we are back now with a spike in violent crime for people in one district neighborhood. >> more than six people have been shot in the area of new york avenue and north capitol street. people are asking for stepped-up police patrols. >> we just actually saw stepped up police patrols. when you have so many people shot in such a precise location like this one behind me, in such a short amount of time, residents are obviously on edge. >> gunfire broke out here on two nights in one week. a total of six people have been shot including a 14-year-old girl. >> first i heard gunshots and then there were five gunshots. >> she lives just to round the corner. >> i have a 16-year-old daughter who i cherish more than life itself, and i am very, very concerned. >> in front of this market, at d.c. police say of 52-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman were struck by bullets. were they intended targets or innocent bystanders? police said
with a really intense cold front, and where things are going to set up at this point -- bob ryan, doug hill, jackie, everyone will be here this week. >> it is some ways off, but still. >> but enjoy tonight. >> winter is looking beautiful. we will take that. violence in lebanon continues. one of the deadliest attacks in the country. and what about those rumors of a fidel sometimes you have natural justice. one day the killer will be caught. one day the killer will die. >> the blast site now cleared to reveal a crater a meter and a half. nearby in the commercial hub coffee was still drunk in both fear and defiance. >> i want to make a statement. this is the place that i come every day. >> we feel angry but we do not feel afraid. >> a city trying to carry on despite its world have been changed. >> there were more protests in beirut today. there were clashes at the prime minister's office with security forces. this followed the funeral of the lebanese intelligence agency. many of the speakers at the funeral blamed the government for the assassination. after rumors that fidel castro's failing he
chilly night. doug hill has the first check of the forecast. >> a freeze watch posted tomorrow night. 61 degrees and clear skies. spectacular day, temperatures at national park, at 60 degrees. temperatures continue to hold below average for this time of october. 59 degrees in gaithersburg, 61 degrees in manassas, 61 degrees such reagan national airport. temperatures will drop into the upper 50's shortly. later this evening, lower 50's. chilly temperatures in the morning, 37-47 degrees. more details on this shale. the coldest air of the season tomorrow night. >> fire severely damaged a church. the clear case of arson, flames and smoke raced through the atomic baptist church yesterday morning. -- potomac baptist church yesterday morning. >> whether this was a random act or someone deliberately targeted this church, we do know is there is some real severe damage. you can see some of it on the outside, but the bulk of its is smoke damage on the interior. inside the church, a cleanup crew scrubs soot from walls. >> we have enough problems everywhere in this world. >> under the cover of darkne
some thunder during night. chief meteorologist doug hill has what we can expect. >> 68 degrees outside the belfort furniture weather center. when the rooftop camera, breaking through the clouds, but cloudy skies through evening. front approaching from west. mild temperatures, 70 degrees manassas, 68 waldorf, 69 bethesda. patchy rain northwest of richmond, moving in our direction. ahead of the cold front coming the heavier downpours and thunderstorms. it will be after 8:00 when they they survive the trip. later tonight and overnight, thunderstorms, 58 in the morning. the forecast coming up. >> don't forget to check the on wjla.com, and of the weather with watch seven app. >> from fairfax county, a major crime.wn on fairfax county police have arrested more than 100 people for various charges. horace holmes is live in fairfax with the story. >> they have taken everything drugs to counterfeit dvd's, process the police say prevented some serious crimes. the police went out again this to round up suspects and this 10-month in crackdown. anthony was getting his hair cut to the dollar store wh
in with doug hill about how long this weather is going to last. >> a little while. we have no major changes in temperatures or storm warnings anytime soon. we're looking live across the city. spectacular weather, a little on the cool side. our numbers are running significantly below the average of 68. we do have a rather stiff breeze adding a chill in the air. later tonight the breeze will diminish, but it's the same time, temperatures will drop. in fact, they will drop into the 50's after sunset. overnight, expect temperatures between 40-50 degrees. a little spring feeling in the air. all kinds of things you will in joy in the seven-day outlook. >> a woman was found dead in her home and tonight fairfax county police have the brother in custody. police are trying to determine a motive for the murder. candace gibson has the details for us. >> fairfax county police officers remain at the scene of this homicide at the end of the cul-de-sac behind me. as you mentioned, a woman is dead and someone she knew very well is accused of killing her. >> the person who called police had a simple message
them right now. nice pictures from doug kiesling. whoa, look at those. maybe you'll get some clear nights to watch. a clear morning in some spots and cooling down. international falls, 28. can you find the cold front? it's pretty evident. 64 in chicago. they have already had their high. it will only go down from there. indianapolis, almost 70 earlier in morning. the cold front is out there. it will create storms. some places storms will be severe. parts of the nation. but not in florida. just a little bit off-and-on thunderstorm action. miami, so wet. 88 for a high. they're four inches from the wettest year ever on partly and mostly sunny today 72-76 degrees and showers possible tomorrow. >> this weather report brought to you by planet fitness. dan and bianna? >> thank you, ginger. >>> now to the search for myrtle, the chihuahua. she went missing in brooklyn last week. the owner is trying to use socialal media to find her. >> danielle launched an online campaign asking people to help her look for myrtle. >> i just started tweeting all the time. i put up a blog about her. a facebook
: doug savant takes pride in playing a gay character, one of the first on network tv, years before "will & grace." i'm proud to be part of the history of gay characters in network television. he was marginalized. but he existed. he was the only one in network television. it was an important step. we have come a long way for that. >> wait, did you call him tom? >> oh, matt. i was -- tom was -- tom was "desperate housewives." >> reporter: i found it a little different to interview my own husband. if the show was so great and the backstage, you know, was just so much fun and everything about it was great, why did you leave acting? >> i wanted to move back east and be a businessman. i just had plan to meet you. i figured if i'm not back east, i'm never going to meet the love of my life, and it happened. >> good answer. nicely done. >> oh, you can see why i married him. he's so sweet. >> what a keeper. >> so smooth. >> he is. he always knows exactly what to say. i hadn't seen that. >> that was fantastic. >>> one more check of the weather from sam. >> good morning, everybody. we're upstairs in
're a lilittle crowded tonight. lonnie, you have 3 kids? that i know of. [doorbell rings] yeah? does doug murphy live here? the pathologist? yeah. no. he moved out. excuse me. i gotta go change somebody's life. ok... bubut, mr. mcmahon, would you mind-- hi-oh! you are correct, sir! so, why do you wanna baby-sit my kid? you think i can't hale my own kid? no, that's not it at all. i think you're great with your kid. you're fantastic with your kid. in fact, if you want, you can baby-sit my kid. are we really doing this? 'cause i'll baby-sit the hell out of your kid. oh, bring it on, daddy. who needs a baby-sitter? i'll do it! you don't even have to pay me in cash. just pay me in hot showersrs. and u don't have to, like, wash me, unless you want to, but that could be weird. i don't know. newbie, i've got this one covered. come on, you two are interracial best buddies. i, too, have a black best friend. go outut. enjoy it. celebrate your uniqueness. i can do it! i'm sorry. did you just call me black? because the last time i checked, the correct term was african-american! well, turk lets me call him br
? is some rain moving in? doug is here with the details. >> right now, just a few light showers west of the metro area, but tomorrow, the temperatures and the chances of rain increase. some of this front will not reach the ground. it will be very, very light. better chances of rain come overnight tomorrow as a storm center two hours southwest will make a move. in the next 36-42 hours we will get rain isolated thunderstorms are possible as well. 71 with cloudy skies in the nation's capital. isolated showers overnight, and then tomorrow, rain will be likely around the area. big changes this weekend. a lot to highlight in just a couple of minutes. >> we will see you then. prince george's county police are asking for the public's helps in getting a robbery suspect. this is in riverdale at about 5:30 p.m. on friday. police say they asked the man for a cigarette. one of them punched the man in the face and then took his wallet. >> officials are trying to figure out what sparked of flame that started yesterday evening in an apartment building on military place. today, residents tried to gat
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